(Metro News) Valenzuela mayor urges architects to build more homes for marginalized sector

July 28, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) Valenzuela mayor urges architects to build more homes for marginalized sector 

MANILA, July 28 – Valenzuela Mayor Sherwin "Win" Gatchalian has urged all the city's architects to build cheap and safer homes for the locality's marginalized sector.

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3 oil firms raise gasoline, diesel and kerosene prices

July 28, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on 3 oil firms raise gasoline, diesel and kerosene prices 

MANILA, July 28 — Citing increase in international prices, three oil companies adjusted the prices of their petroleum products by as much as 50 centavos per liter.

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Iloilo SP calls for New Lucena-Sta. Barbara road project's investigation

July 28, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on Iloilo SP calls for New Lucena-Sta. Barbara road project's investigation 

ILOILO CITY, July 28 – Iloilo Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) June Mondejar has called for the investigation of the New Lucena-Sta. Barbara road rehabilitation project during a privilege speech in the 4th regular session Tuesday.

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DBM prepares to release cash requirement for the second tranche of gov’t pay hike

July 28, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on DBM prepares to release cash requirement for the second tranche of gov’t pay hike 

ILOILO CITY, July 28 – The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) will soon release the fund that will cover the second tranche of increase in salaries of government employees.

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Cardinal Vidal says P-Noy's SONA 'full of hope'

July 28, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on Cardinal Vidal says P-Noy's SONA 'full of hope' 

CEBU CITY, July 28 – Cebu Archbishop Ricardo Cardinal Vidal said the first State of the Nation Address (Sona) of President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III was "full of hope."

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NFA 7 assures no rotten rice in CV warehouses

July 28, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on NFA 7 assures no rotten rice in CV warehouses 

CEBU CITY, July 28 – The National Food Authority (NFA) 7 has assured there are no rotten rice stocks in its warehouses in Central Visayas.

It also said the present rice inventory in Cebu includes rice intended for Region 8 and Mindanao.

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Iloilo vice guv on SONA: P-NOY committed to bring change

July 28, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on Iloilo vice guv on SONA: P-NOY committed to bring change 

ILOILO CITY, July 28 – Iloilo vice governor Oscar “Richard” Garin Jr. said that Pres. Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino in his State of the Nation Address (SONA) delivered Monday has showed the Filipino people how committed he is to bring change and good governance in this country.

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Pangasinan receives 27 inflatable boats from PNP

July 28, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on Pangasinan receives 27 inflatable boats from PNP 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, July 28 — Police Regional Dorector Orlando Mabutas on Tuesday turned over to Police Provincial Director Percival Barba 27 inflatable boats, or rubber boats, for use of the Pangasinan police in rescue and relief operations during calamities.

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U.S. Marines' move from Okinawa to Guam may be delayed beyond 2014

July 28, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on U.S. Marines' move from Okinawa to Guam may be delayed beyond 2014 

WASHINGTON, July 28 — A planned transfer of U.S. Marines from Japan's Okinawa Prefecture to Guam could be delayed beyond the current target of 2014, as a U.S. official on Tuesday noted a shortage of infrastructure in the U.S. territory.

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Seoul group to launch first Internet radio broadcasting for N.K. defectors

July 28, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on Seoul group to launch first Internet radio broadcasting for N.K. defectors 

SEOUL, July 28 — The first Internet radio broadcasting tailored specifically to help North Korean defectors live more comfortably in the South will begin next month, a defectors' advocacy group said Wednesday.

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